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Lucy Kennedy will not be hosting Blind Date as TV3 scrap it


TV presenter Lucy Kennedy won’t be hosting an Irish version of Blind Date as TV3 scrap it.

The former RTÉ star revealed that it was her “dream job” and that she was hoping to get at least three weddings from it.

TV3 bought the rights to the popular dating show some time ago but now it has been revealed that the station want to make way for something fresher.


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Blind Date has been scrapped – Lynda feels the format is outdated and tired, they want to do something fresh,” a source told the Herald. 

Lynda McQuaid is the new Director of Content and feels that Blind Date is dated.

TV3 are looking at a number of different formats that they feel would suit their viewers better – Blind Date just doesn’t suit their demographic,” the source added.

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This will come as a blow to the Seven O’Clock Show presenter as she revealed her excitement for the show but she will be given something else.

Lucy will be fronting another show but it’s not likely to be a dating show,” the source revealed.